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Marty in the Morning Friday 16 March 2018

Marty in the Morning

Join Marty as he takes the chill out of your early mornings with music, news, weather and travel updates.

Nevens Recipes - Irish stew. I never tire of a bowl of steaming hot stew.

Nevens Recipes - Irish stew. I never tire of a bowl of steaming hot stew.

This is my version that I have developed over the years. It's a meal in itself, but for a special celebration, try serving it buffet style with bowls of turnip mash, colcannon and maybe even some glazed parsnips and carrots and watch your guests' faces light up!

Click here to download the recipes

Celebrating the Georgina Campbell Irish Breakfast Awards on Marty in the Morning

With March bringing all the energy of spring (maybe) and the second annual Georgina Campbell Irish Breakfast Awards in Association with Failte Ireland on (definitely - 22nd March 2018), RTE lyricfm are delighted to showcase some of the recipients of last year’s inaugural Georgina Campbell Irish Breakfast Awards in Association with Failte Ireland with a prize each weekday to celebrate their success, culminating with a special short break prize on Friday.

With March bringing all the energy of spring and the second annual Georgina Campbell Irish Breakfast Awards in Association with Failte Ireland on 22nd March 2018, RTE lyricfm are delighted to showcase some of the recipients of last year’s inaugural Georgina Campbell Irish Breakfast Awards in Association with Failte Ireland with a prize each weekday to celebrate their success, culminating with a special short break prize on Friday. 

The prize for Wednesday and Thursday is a voucher for 100 euro  for Neven Maguire’s superb MacNean House & Restaurant, Blacklion, Co Cavan (winner of numerous Georgina Campbell Awards, including our Hospitality Hero award in 2012, and the 2017 Georgina Campbell Irish Breakfast Awards in Association with Failte Ireland, in the Guesthouse category.)

Relax, unwind and enjoy the very best of Irish food and hospitality in Neven Maguire’s award winning MacNean House and Restaurant. At the core of Neven’s philosophy is using only the freshest and finest seasonal Irish ingredients, in his restaurant and cookery school. The state of the art cookery school, adjoining MacNean House & Restaurant, has a range of classes suitable for people of all cookery levels with course numbers kept small to allow all participants enjoy direct instruction and assistance from Neven and his dedicated team.

Sunday Lunch at MacNeans has long been a particular treat, with locally sourced ingredients (proudly credited on the menu) taking centre stage as ever. (All prizes subject to availability) 

The winner will also receive a copy of the new Georgina Campbell’s Ireland, The Best of the Best - The Very Best Places to Eat, Drink & Stay 

Have a look back at some of our recent adventures!

Rome 2017 - Day 1

Rome 2017 - Day 2

Verona 2017


Music Played on the Show


Title: Blow The Wind Southerly

Composer: Tradiitional English

Performer(s): Bryn Terfel (Vocal), London Symphony Orchesrta, London Voices

Album: Bryn - First Love Songs from the British Isles / Deutsche Grammophon / 477 7865

Duration: 2:49


Title: Ballet Suite No.1 (2nd Movement) Dance (The Limpid Stream)

Composer: Shostakovitch, Dmitri

Performer(s): Russian Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Shostakovich Ballet Suites / Naxos / 8.557208

Duration: 1:19


Title: Mona Lisa

Composer: Livingston/evans

Performer(s): Nat King Cole

Album: Melody Lingers On / V2tv / V2TV1031392

Duration: 3:23


Title: Big River

Composer: Nail, Jimmy

Performer(s): Jimmy Nail

Album: The Nail File: The Best Of Jimmy Nail / East West

Duration: 5:59


Title: That Face

Composer: Bergman/Spence

Performer(s): Frank Sinatra Jr (Vocal), Studio Big Band

Album: That Face! - Frank Sinatra Jr. (Recordno: 8122-70017-2) / Reprsie / 8122-70017-2

Duration: 2:23


Title: Bell Chorus

Composer: Leoncavallo, Ruggero

Performer(s): Munich Radio Orchestra, Munich Radio Orchestra, Bavarian Radio Chorus

Album: The Only Choral Album You'll Ever Need / RCA Victor / 75605513602

Duration: 2:33


Title: Here Comes The Sun

Composer: Harrison

Performer(s): The Beatles

Album: Blue Album 1967-1970 / Apple / 7970392

Duration: 3:03


Title: Flute Concerto No.3 In D: Il Gardellino (1st Movement)

Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio

Performer(s): Patrick Gallois (Flute), Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Album: Vivaldi: 6 Flute Concertos / Deutsche Grammophon / 437839-2

Duration: 3:49


Title: She Loves You (Irish Dentist)

Complete Work Name: She Loves You (Irish Dentist)

Composer: Lennon, John/McCartney, Paul

Performer(s): Peter Sellers (Vocal)

Album: Peter Sellers - Peter & Sofia / EMI / 827 7842

Duration: 1:36


Title: Ripples In The Rockpools

Composer: Davey, Shaun

Performer(s): Rita Connolly (Vocal), Donal Lunny, Des Moore, Uillean Pipes And Chamber Orchestra, Liam O'Flynn (Uil Pipes)

Album: Granuaile / Tara / Taracd3017

Duration: 3:32


Title: Women Of Ireland

Composer: O Riada

Performer(s): The Chieftains

Album: Barry Lyndon - Soundtrack / Warner Bros Records / 9259842

Duration: 4:06


Title: The Way You Look Tonight

Composer: D Fields/j Kern

Performer(s): Tony Bennett

Album: Music To Watch Movies By (recordno: Stvcd114) / Columbia / STVCD114

Duration: 3:25


Title: Jig A Jig

Composer: Allen / Caines / Jack / Sneddon

Performer(s): East Of Eden

Album: Music Of The Year 1971 / Decca Music Group Limited

Duration: 3:36


Title: Mise Eire

Performer(s): Patrick Cassidy Ft Sibeal

Album: Mise Eire

Duration: 3:46


Title: Linen And Lace: (Iii) Two Cities

Composer: Whelan, Bill

Performer(s): Rte National Symphony Orchestra

Album: Bill Whelan: Linen and Lace: Inishlacken / Riverdance / RTE lyric fm / CD155

Duration: 3:54


Title: He's A Pirate (From Pirates Of The Caribbean)

Composer: Klaus Badelt

Performer(s): Klaus Badelt

Album: Best Disney Album In The World Ever / Walt Disney Records / VTDCD819

Duration: 1:24


Title: Mr Bojangles

Composer: Walker

Performer(s): Sammy Davis Jr

Album: Viva Las Vegas / Universal / 5856452

Duration: 5:42


Title: If You Love Me

Composer: Monnot, Marguerite/Parsons, Geoffrey

Performer(s): Michelle Lally (Vocal), Frankie Gavin's Dedannan

Album: Frankie Gavin's DeDannan - Jigs, Reels & Rock n' Roll

Duration: 3:48


Title: Amor Ti Vieta

Composer: Giordano, Umberto

Performer(s): Jonas Kaufmann (Tenor), Orchestra Dell'accademia Nazionale Di Santa Cecilia

Album: Jonas Kaufmann Verismo Arias / Decca / 4782258

Duration: 1:48


Title: Surabaya-Johnny

Composer: Weill, Kurt

Performer(s): Lotte Lenya

Album: Weill - Lotte Lenya / Sony Classical / Mhk63222

Duration: 4:25


Title: Best Of Friends (From The Fox And The Hound)

Composer: Johnston/fidel

Performer(s): Pearl Bailey

Album: The Disney Collection Volume 3 / Pickwick / DSTCD454

Duration: 2:12


Title: Who Knows Where The Time Goes

Composer: Denny, Sandy

Performer(s): Stephen Stills And Judy Collins

Album: Everybody Knows / Sony

Duration: 5:37


Title: Everybody's Talkin'

Composer: Neil, Fred

Performer(s): Nilsson

Album: Acoustic Freeway / Polygram / 525 735-2

Duration: 2:43


Title: Vieni Sul Mar

Composer: Cardillo, Salvatore

Performer(s): Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Orchestra & Chorus Of The Comunale Theater Bologna

Album: Pavarotti - Love Songs / Decca / 466 400 2

Duration: 3:31


Title: Forty Shades Of Green

Composer: Cash

Performer(s): Johnny Cash

Album: The Great Lost Performance (Live At the Paramount Theatre) / Pickwick / SHM988

Duration: 2:52


Title: Ronnie's Theme

Composer: Mac Con Iomaire, Colm

Performer(s): Colm Mac Con Iomaire (Violin), Karl Odlum, Johnny Botle, Paul Dooley, Alice Farrell, Bill Blackmore, Catherine Fitzgerald

Album: Colm Mac Con Iomaire: The Hare's Corner / Plateau / 16CD

Duration: 3:10


Title: Tree Green

Composer: Martyn, John

Performer(s): John Martyn (Vocals), John Martyn

Album: True Acoustic (3-CD) / Spectrum / 530 201-3

Duration: 3:11


Title: Riverdance

Composer: Whelan

Performer(s): Bill Whelan

Album: Riverdance (recordno: Rte Bua Cd1) / Son / RTE BUA CD1

Duration: 3:53



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'Marty on Lyric is my inoculation from anything the day can throw at me, he’s up there with Byrne, Wogan & Andrews as Ireland’s greatest broadcaster.'..........Thank you Mark......Tenner in the post!!

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His morning show on Lyric is quite simply the best radio in Ireland. He has such a perfect delivery. An encyclopaedia of clever dadjokes and puns but with a light touch, never hanging on for the applause. Reminds me of a jolly, self-deprecating Colonel Mustard.   Jonathan McCrea

...Thanks very much for all the good cheer every morning Marty and never going on about all the bad news out there!! You are a tonic to be sure!! ........Patricia in Offaly

....Good morning Marty, I am a nurse working on night duty and listen to lyric through the night. Always glad to hear your dulcet tones at 7am as I know I will be off duty soon. .... Keep up the good work and music and the 'corny' jokes....Moira in Dublin 6



Presenter: Marty Whelan

Producer: Sinead Wylde

Production Co-ordinator: Michael O' Kane


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